I don't think young people are *that* bad. When we were kids, only people that could understand the lower level operation of a computer could use one, because there was no "high level" interface, i.e. they were not user-friendly. Since modern computers are relatively friendly and they are more useful to your average person now (the web, social platforms, etc.), you have many more people from *all* generations using computers. There are probably more young people today that understand computers well at a low level than in the past but they are outnumbered by all of their clueless peers, peers that didn't exist when we were kids.
Recently I attempted to download a user manual (pdf) for some old device from a shady website and it ended up having an